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  • The Adventures of Augie March

  • By: Saul Bellow
  • Narrated by: Tom Parker
  • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 428
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    4 out of 5 stars 336
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    4 out of 5 stars 341

Augie is a poor but exuberant boy growing up in Chicago during the Depression. While his friends all settle into chosen professions, Augie demands a special destiny. He tests out a wild succession of occupations, proudly rejecting each as too limiting - until he tangles with the glamorous perfectionist Thea.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story, wonderful reader

  • By Sarah on 02-07-11

Why Some Authors Win Nobel Prizes

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 03-18-17


I have read other books by Saul Bellow but somehow missed this one. To say that I loved it is an understatement. Such beautiful prose to describe hard lives in an ugly time!.This was a joy all the way through. My thanks to Mr. Parker for his wonderful narration.

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